Monaghan Family History

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Monaghan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Monahan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Conaghan, Monohan, Donigan, Mckahan, Manahan, Moynahan, Mayhan

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Monaghan Family Origin

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Monaghan Family Occupations

What did your Monaghan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monaghan. The most common Monaghan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Monaghan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Monaghan family was Bricklayer.

View Census data for Monaghan | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    1%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Monaghan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Monaghan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Monaghan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monaghan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Monaghan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Monaghan. For the veterans among your Monaghan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Monaghan Life Expectancy

What is the average Monaghan lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Monaghan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Monaghan in 1945 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Monaghan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Monaghan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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